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Sep 22, 2012 10:00pm EDT
down to them was valerie jarrett didn't like the idea and valerie jarrett is a mentor to the president and the first lady but i want to be clear she didn't order them to stop. at that in the normal chain of command they heard stop working on the bin laden reagan when asked why this was the reason they came back. >> host: was valerie jarrett involved in any of the discussion, for example with hillary clinton and robert gates and leon panetta? was she a member? >> guest: unclear but probably not. there were a lot of discussions between valerie jarrett and the president himself and remember what barack obama had said about valerie jarrett. he told "the new york times" in 2009, never make an important decision without talking to valerie jarrett first. he said he speaks with her two to three times a day and if you look at white house visitor logs you will notice the first two administrations while they were hunting bin laden, the visitor logs, leon panetta only visits the white house nine times that we have two to three times a day on one hand versus nine times in two years so you have an e
Sep 24, 2012 12:00am EDT
, but probably not. there were a lot of discussions between valerie jarrett and the president himself. barack obama has said about valerie jarrett company told "the new york times" in 2009, i never make an important decision without talking to valerie jarrett first. he said he may support two to three times a day. if you look at what has this deluxe can you notice in the first of the administration, while we were hunting bin laden, to direct here, leon panetta only visited the white house nine times. so we have two or three times a day in one hand versus nine times in two years. >> host: you describe in your book how he met with the president far more often than the white house loves. you mention in the discussion in this particular case study that the president was able to make smart decisions, but never the big decisions along the way. >> guest: that's right. people tend to think of it as a movie where the president picks up the phone and tells them where to go and they take off. but it is complex and involves a lot of moving parts. you have to do then to carry people at the key positions.
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Sep 4, 2012 10:00am PDT
adviser may be the person really running the country. we'll take a closer look at valerie jarrett who has become so powerful, she now gets her own taxpayer-funded secret service detail? >>> plus, hurricane isaac uncovering a mysterious piece of history. look at this. a ship that some suggest dates back to the civil war era, but we have some revealing answers surrounding what it could really be. trace is on it next. >>> and we are live here in charlotte, north carolina, for the democratic national convention getting under way officially tonight. a sneak peek next at the first latino keynote speaker. tonight's big speaker will be first lady michelle obama, but before she speaks to this crowd, the youngest mayor of a major u.s. city, julian castro, who's just 37 years old, will address the party faithful from this stage right behind me. you can see debbie wasserman-schultz warming up at the moment. he's been to the white house over 12 times in his short estimate. he's expected to focus, at least has in the past, on immigration and green energy issues. but these addresses can be critical for
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Sep 4, 2012 1:00pm EDT
new york times" suggesting valley jarrett may be -- valerie jarrett may be the person with the most influence on white house decisions on how america is run. we'll take a closer look at this political adviser and ask why exactly is she getting taxpayer-funded secret service? we're being told this is a big deal. >>> and at this time in 1980 president reagan was trailing significantly in the polls with the race tightening up right around the time of the national conventions and thereafter. unemployment was the big issue, reagan was being portrayed as someone out of touch with real working families, and wait until you see what else we found. [ mother ] you can't leave the table till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...prote
Sep 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, then you look at valerie jarrett, she is his advisor to both the president and the first lady. she has found michelle obama offers significant jobs since 1991. she is the only one who goes on vacation with the first family. >> host: that is an extraordinary relationship. tell us about her and valerie jarrett's background. >> guest: valerie jarrett was born iranian and is a noted blood researcher. she was born there and spend a lot of for topic following her parents around the middle east to the developing world and in some cases, western europe. so when she meets barack obama in 1991 at a cafÉ in chicago, they had a lot in common. they grew up in muslim countries. iran and indonesia. they had a different perspective. definitely on the left part of the american political spectrum. and they have a disdain for what they consider american parochialism. that becomes a bonding moment for them very early on. but let's not forget who valerie jarrett is to be obama's. she is the gilded arch gateway into the establishment. she knows everyone. she is from a prosperous family that has been succes
Sep 22, 2012 8:00pm EDT
louisiana. caller: who do you think is calling the shots in the white house? the thing it is valerie jarrett -- do you think it is valerie jarrett or the other end of the chicago machine. thati is all. guest: the president is calling the shots. he is heavily influenced and the man who ran his successful campaign in 2008, the senior adviser and has the office closest to the oval office. geography is very significant. he is a very skilled political operative. when there is a decision to be made, he ways and with the political -- weighs in with the politcal angle. i would say his influence, valerie jarrett plays a role. there are many other people. the congressional liaison plays a significant role in all of these. i layout exactly what happened, what we used to call the best obtainable version of the truth and it is often emotional. at many points it is complicated. host: the influence of joe biden in these talks. and the preparation and he did in what was known as the b iden group. guest: biden is critical on all of this. going back to 2010, after the democrats lost the house, obama center by
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Sep 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
prompters. a closer look at unpress did noted power of valerie jarrett. >> gretchen: democrats had trouble answering the question, are we better off than we were four years ago? up next, an obama supporter, the mayor of minneapolis answers that question for us. >> steve: how are you? >> great. >> steve: beautiful day in charlotte whoa. right? get. out. exactly! really?! [ mom ] what? shut the front door. right? woop-woop! franklin delano! [ male announcer ] there's oreo creme under that fudge! oreo fudge cremes. now in two new flavors. i've been fortunate to win on golf's biggest stages. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit, even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, and nervous system and blood di
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Sep 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
have gotten attention and didn't. valerie jarrett, white house aide gets secret service protection, how does that happen. dav david plouffe, he was with on with george stephanopoulos and a national security advisor that is 172,000, and pension at 55 years old. still working and 148,000 a year more from, from what's left of fannie mae, none of those stories got any traction at all in the mainstream media. >> and hats off to john carl, media note. for putting out one of the three steel workers trotted out in front of the democratic national convention who got up there and said, you know, mitt romney is bad because bain capital closed our company and we lost our jobs. one of them didn't work at the company. he was a union organizers. >> the same problem that they had with that ad that was put out by one of the non-affiliated super pacs, on the obama committee. they need to do better in the fact checking department and i actually think the press, they did that and-- >> isn't this the party that's running our country right now? >> yes, it is. >> running or ruining? >> brit hume was very stru
Sep 22, 2012 11:55pm EDT
the shots in the white house? the thing it is valerie jarrett or the other end of the chicago machine. guest: the president is calling the shots. he is heavily influenced and the man who ran his successful campaign in 2008, the senior adviser and has the office closest to the oval office. geography is very significant. when there is a decision to be made, he ways and with the political angle. i would say his influence, valerie jarrett plays a role. there are many other people. the congressional liaison plays a significant role in all of these. i layout exactly what happened, what we used to call the best obtainable version of the truth and it is often emotional. at many points it is complicated. host: the influence of joe biden in these talks. guest: biden is critical on all of this. going back to 2010, after the democrats lost the house, obama center by president biden to negotiate with mitch mcconnell. in the west wing, joe biden is known as the mcconnell whisperer. he has the decades-long relationship with mcconnell to work out a deal. they worked out a deal in 2010. they extended some lo
Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
will be bringing that to you live. this morning, and valerie jarrett is there newsmaker guest. that will be coming up this morning at 7:55 a.m. eastern time, valerie jarrett with the folks from "politico." a couple of more facebook comments. are you better off than you were four years ago? host: maria, are you better off than you were four years ago? caller: i am now paying for more taxes than before. after that, i voted for obama and it took me out. they started talking about race. black people and white people. and i decided not to go through it. i saw a woman who voted for obama and he did not do nothing for the black people. nothing for the spanish. excuse me [unintelligible] host: that was maria, from puerto rico. here is the front page of "the los angeles times" this morning. richmond, california. wanda, are you better off than you were four years ago? >> definitely i am a better off than i was four years ago. let me just explain, my friend, i am losing my train of thought, but mentioned it was a republican who mentioned he was not better off. now i cannot think of the things that he said. g
Sep 6, 2012 9:00am PDT
to double down on the trickle down. >> that was white house seen wr senior adviser valerie jarrett this morning giving a preview of what president obama will say tonight. he's expected to speak in broad terms of where he'll take the country over the next four years. the message won't be delivered with the usual pomp and circumstance, citing whether kmps the obama campaign yesterday scrapped plans to hold the speech in the bank of america stadium. in other words, no balloon drop. the move gave republicans an opening to take a jab at the president. a spokesperson for the rnc said, quote, after promising to hold the event at bank of america stadium rain or shine, suddenly team obama is moving inside after questions about enthusiasm for the event. what's the real forecast for the speech in 40% chance of lies and scattered executions. youch. guess those balloons meant a lot to some people. joining the panel now is "time" magazine and msnbc senior political analyst, mark ha halperin. mark? >> only 40%. >> hey, not so bad. let's talk about the president and the expectations here. he's had
Sep 6, 2012 10:00am PDT
. >>> and up next, we'll talk about expectations for tonight, with white house senior adviser valerie jarrett. >>> still ahead, tom daschle, actress and tennessee delegate here, ashley judd. in our tailly fix, chris cillizza, eugene robinson and michael steele. >>> first, flashback, 2004. the full salute. >> i'm john kerry, and i'm reporting for duty. humans -- even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why, at liberty mutual insurance, auto policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what else comes standard at liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? we believe small things can make a big difference.e, like how a little oil from here can be such a big thing in an old friend's life. we discovered that by blending enhanced botanical oils into our food, we can help brighten an old dog's mind so he's up to his old tricks. it's just one way purina one is making the world a better place... one pet at a time. discover vibrant maturity and more at
Sep 5, 2012 3:00am PDT
joining us and bring in white house senior adviser valerie jarrett here to join us. >> all right. >> yes. >> tom brokaw, arianna huffington. up next, jim vandehei with the top stories from the politico playbook. but first, let's send it up to bill karins in new york for a check on the forecast, bill? >> good morning to you, mika. it's a very humid morning for everyone in the eastern half of the country. there's some fog to deal with too. and definitely some rain, especially up in new england. we've gotten drenched throughout the state of maine overnight and watching numerous showers and storms from the boston corridor and approaching new york city, philadelphia, baltimore and d.c. definitely an umbrella day. you step outside you know it's going to pour at some portion of the day. still have breaks of sun. not going to rain all day long. when the sun comes out it will be warm. temperatures in the mid 80s with high humidity and thunderstorms rolling through areas along the border of iowa and illinois. looks like chicago that's going to stay to your west, that's good. no air travel problems
Sep 6, 2012 4:00am PDT
carolina. we'll hear from two of the president's most trusted advisers. david axelrod and valerie jarrett. plus we're joined by caroline kennedy who is scheduled to speak tonight about the kennedy legacy and the democratic party. >>> tough talking dr. phil makes a house call to studio 57. that and more a little later on "cbs this morning." for now, that will do it for "cbs morning news" for this thursday, friday eve. appreciate you watching. i'm terrell brown. appreciate you watching. i'm terrell brown. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- ,,, two dozen residents. >>>
Sep 7, 2012 2:30am PDT
away by hillary clinton. he has a formidable competitor in susan rice, very close to valerie jarrett, the president, very close to both of them. she's got a lot of internal champions and everybody in the administration says she knows the president's mind in a way that john kerry, as respectable as he is, is not. and i would continue to give her the inside track on that job. >> well, if he doesn't get it, he and i can go together in on the strip club. >> he would be a good partner for you. >> that would work out nicely. before break, an incredible moment, regardless of party, you couldn't help but appreciate this. former congresswoman of arizona, gabby giffords, still recovering from the shooting in tucson from january of last year, 20 months ago, appeared on stage with her friend, debbie wasserman schultz, ahead of the dnc, leading the audience in the pledge of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. [ cheers and applause ] >> that's jus
Sep 9, 2012 5:30am PDT
there with valerie jarrett and the head of the communications team. so it was a great conversation. one of the things that i think we can say is i got the sense that they're very committed to making sure that young people, women and people of color turn out to the polls. >> well, i think the white house versus the campaign -- >> that's interesting. >> -- is interested in making sure that people are clear on what this administration has done. >> another thing that's happening in this election is that you begin to see the rise of all the black republican organizations that are committed to getting more black folk in the ranks and providing opposition to president obama. what do you all make of that? >> it's not new. i mean, anybody that's been working in presidential politics in particular has seen black republicans organizing. sometimes it's been with greater cooperation from the gop. i think in these teams it's with greater opposition from the gop. there's not a lot inside the gop that's welcoming black folks in a way that there might have been when gillespie was running the gop. so i think it's inte
Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. the incumbent president just charged up his crowd again. as valerie jarrett told us just before the broadcast, the senior white house adviser, this is not '08, this is a different man, a different year, tempered. "the new york times" this morning said he was a humble president, perhaps more conservative. we are indoors, after all, tonight. turns out to have been a clear night here in charlotte, but a preponderance of caution. right now democrats are threatening to make this an open-air arena. savannah guthrie and i have moved down to the floor. we have been told we are under threat of confetti cannons, so we'll stay low. the obama daughters, first lady have joined him up on stage. savannah, your initial marks on the speech. >> i think we have just heard the 2012 version of hope and change. i was told by an adviser before this speech that it wasn't going to be about barack obama, it wasn't going to be about mitt romney, it would be about the american people. clearly that's the message. he said it's the american people who brought change and at the end he said it's the american people who give
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
valerie jarrett talked at a breakfast. she said that he is running as an underdog, and we always run as the underdog, even if
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Sep 10, 2012 10:00am PDT
and these are major headlines, in particular what's happening with valerie jarrett? >> she is the most powerful person in the white house and she has a way of dealing with people that's strange. nobody paid attention. she has a full secret service detail. megyn: we pay for that. >> do you know how much that costs? 24 hours. whole teams of agents. transportation. we don't know why. no one has explained it. chief of staff in the line which has no portfolio in national security running around with a full security detail. what i understand when she was on vacation. >> i was with democratic bundlers and they went to a dinner party with her and there were four or five secret service agents. they asked why does she need secret service protection and why would she need it on vacation on martha's vine yard. megyn: maybe she received specific threats? >> we have no idea. the president can give secret service protection at will to whomever he wishes. there are lots of senior advisers. unless there is something specific, how long has this been going on. it smacks of let them eat cake. presum.>> to have an answer
Sep 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> with us now two of mr. obama's closest advisers, senior campaign adviser david axelrod and valerie jarrett. >> good morning. >> this is the first time you two have appeared together side-by-side. and you have worked together and known each other -- >> 25 years, yes. we were awaiting the right occasion. >> we were just children when we started. >> what did president clinton accomplish last night? >> he made a very strong case particularly on the economy. he has a perspective that very few have having been in the position he was, having done the things he's done, to see what he built, what the republican policies brought, and to make the contrast between what president obama has done and where they want to lead. and i think he did it incredibly effectively. >> so what does that leave for the president to do tonight? what does the president has to accomplish? because in comparison, it was a remarkable performance last night. and also remarkable performance by the first lady the night before. >> well, absolutely. the first lady really spoke from a perspective that no one else shares. she is ma
Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
, david axelrod and senior adviser to the president, valerie jarrett. welcome. >> good morning. >> this is the first time the two of you have appeared together side by side and you've known each other and worked together -- >> 25 years or so. >> we were waiting for the right occasion, charlie. we said this is the one. >> what did president clinton accomplish last night? >> i think he did exactly what we hoped. he made a very strong case, particularly on the economy. he has the perspective that very few have having been in the position he was and having done the things he's done. to see what he built, what the republican policies brought and to make the contrast between what president obama has done and where necessity want to lead. i think he did it incredibly effectively. >> what does that leave of the president do tonight? what does the president have to accomplish because in comparison, what a remarkable performance last night and by the first lady the night before. >> absolutely. the first lady really spoke from a perspective that no one else shares. she's married to the pr
Sep 23, 2012 8:00am PDT
in advance. what happened then? >> well, he wrote some things that were okay and valerie jarrett, the senior adviser at the white house, it turned out when the columns were published in "the new york times" she didn't like them and actually told him he burned his bridges with president obama. orszag was the budget director for the first two years. >> right. as you know, nancy pelosi was reported as having put the president on mute. she says that did not happen. >> the president wasn't on mute. >> she put her own people on mute. >> she put herself and her people on mute. they had to come up with words on the stimulus package and they were dividing a great pie, and if you know lots of people in conference calls, which essentially is what it is, they get bore odder they want to do somethingle something else or focus, and they will mute their phone. it's not necessarily unusual. again, it was a nondenial. >> you're standing by the reporting. >> well, and the witnesses were there and emphatic about it. and there's nothing -- but the point of including that in the book is to show that this, you kn
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Sep 11, 2012 1:00am PDT
was down south, i got a call from presidential advisor valerie jarrett. she is upset that a new book accuses her of telling president obama not to approve the raid that killed usama bin laden. she said that is absolutely false. and i believe her. over the years she has never mislead me. now the reason i bring this up is to tell you that goldberg and i have in business, in business to keep things honest. and the purveyor of bernard joins us now from north carolina. >> i'm watching 60 minutes on the navy seal who shot bin laden, i thought it was a pretty straight report no spin. what did you think. >> i will answer that in a second. first i have to ask you a question. do you know what this is? >> bill: come back to bernie. that is a mule deer. >> exactly. >> bill: wasn't there a guy named gary muledeer who was a singer or something? i remember gary for some reason. >> maria muldowyer. >> bill: that's what was rove was referring to me as. >> i'm on top of it. >> bill: looking outer for me. >> i watched the interview. i agree with you. i found it riveting television. no opin
Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> cornel west and want to ask about a profile of the valerie jarrett, perhaps the most important visor to president obama. and yet they talk about a moment where she calls you up to basically to you out. can you explain what this was about? >> i think it had to do with an interview i had given that reflected on the president and my claims that the president the would-what was the language? >> black puppet critics wall street' autocrats, black puppet. she asked me to take a back and i said i thought i was speaking the truth. then she tried to give me in line. i said i'm not that kind of negro. i tell the truth, but in the white house, cracow's, are in the house but that her to call me crazy and an american. in many circumstances, being called an american is a compliment. >> what you mean? >> i am anti-injustice in america. usually you are often viewed as being an american or anti- american reed said that as a complement. >> tavis smiley, due to the president has in some sense moved on some of these issues of wealth inequality? certainly he did appear in the earlier years of his administ
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Sep 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
mention that had there was a meeting at the white house, valerie jarrett and hillary clinton, not a direct offer, but just sort of kicking the tires a little bit about the what-if, joe biden stepped aside and her being the vp and the white house vehemently denied there ever was such a conversation. tell us how we can be confident there may have been such a conversation. >> you know, i spoke to someone who spoke to hillary about it. and hillary related to this source of mine, that this lunch took place, a very pleasant lunch with valley jarrett, who we know is one of the three most important people in the white house after the president and first lady, and though it was a policy lunch, the subject of joe biden came up and although vall valerie didn't offer the job, that's up to the president and the vice-president, and she's certainly indicated she wondered what hillary felt about it and hillary said flatley she had no interest in running on that ticket for the very simple reason, that, one, she'd have to run in 2016 and defend the obama record which i don't think is going to be so great ne
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Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
disorganized. you were asking a key question. who took tout. >> now nobody is going to tell you oh that valerie jarrett did it oh, no no, no, no. nancy pelosi she snuck in and grabbed it they are not going to do that. but if the president of the united states didn't even know it was out and getting pounded and getting ordered back. in somebody's head is going to be in the block. the democrats are not gonna make that public. i mean, it would be foolish for them to do so. >> well, you know, bill, you have got to remember will rodgers who said i belong to no organized party i'm a democrat. certainly a lot of cross signals here. somebody thought something was a good idea. obviously did not have the approval of everyone that was involved. when i talk about the process to get this back in antonio the mayor of los angeles who was the convention chair who called for the revotes on the platform. need two thirds vote, he looked like he didn't even know what was going on. >> bill: you know what he looked like, robert? he looked like one of those guys on "american idol" who in the very beginning forget the
Sep 5, 2012 10:00am PDT
." tomorrow on the show, valerie jarrett, beau biden, senator barbara boxer, former seminar tom daschle and actress ashley judd. my colleague tamron hall has a look what's next on "news natio nation". >> president obama will arrive in charlotte in the next hour. the latest on the breaking news regarding the change ren knew for the president's big speech and we perhaps will have our first video of the president touching down coming up. what are they saying, the democrats about the weather and why one senior visor is furious over the rumors that the venue was changed because of empty seats. plus both sides are agreeing, she delivered. plus, what the president said to his wife right after her speech. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation,
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